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    September 27, 2010
    5:00 - 5:30am EDT  

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>> we do have some rain out there this morning. we do need the rain. everybody is lethargic, and the rain does not help with that. moderate to heavy rain in some places. there could be some standing water. we will have rain off and on today. it may not be a steady rain all day. generally rain with high temperatures in the upper 60's and low 70's. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. first we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. it is slick out there and there is a fuel spill on westbound 100. extra slick in a that area and watch for closures in harford county. in terms of other problems, we are not seeing a whole lot. speeds are down.
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32 miles per hour around the harrisburg expressway. on the west side, developing some delays as well. keep your speed down this morning. no other incidents to report. this is 70 west of the beltway. this looks pretty good. this is 8095 north charles street. everything is flowing smoothly at the fort mchenry. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> our big story, a casino will open its doors in just a few hours. >> the hollywood casino got the ok last night to open earlier than planned. kim dacey joins us live with more. >> hollywood casino got the official green light after a trial run went well saturday night. it will be maryland's first slots casino opened. voters approved a slots on
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referendum in 2008. the perryville casino is opening three days earlier than scheduled because construction finished more quickly than expected. no table games. 350 new jobs have been created. 80% of the new employees are from cecil and harford counties. they are proud to be starting a new era in maryland deeming. >> all our cast members are smiling from ear to ear. >> the casino will open its doors at 8:00 a.m. this morning. reporting live, kim dacey, wbal- tv 11 news. >> police are charging a patient in howard county with the murder of a fellow patient. a hospital nurse found susan sachs dead yesterday morning. saladin taylor is charged in the
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strangulation. susan sachs was accused of stabbing a social worker back in 2004. a woman isn't shock trauma after she was shot during a domestic dispute. this was just before 4:00 p.m. sunday afternoon. police say she suffered non- life-threatening injuries. a male suspect is in custody. >> a man is dead after a motorcycle crash. this happened on east jarrettsville road sunday morning. the motorcycle slid into a utility called. the biker, matthew cavey, was killed. elijah kelley is in serious condition. last week, calvin walker
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pleaded guilty to several crimes. prosecutors said he attacked a man while he was fishing in south baltimore because u.s. african american. the man is set to address the court on how his life has been impacted. >> it is in expected the judge will impose a sense at the time of the plea, 31 years. 30 years the armed carjacking, 25 years for first-degree assault. >> the trial for zachary watson is set to begin today. another trial will begin at juvenile court. >> five weeks until election day. republicans and democrats both believe they have what they need to win.
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>> kate amara joins us live with the details. good morning. >> good morning. president obama will be pushing his economic message this week on it for this state campaign swing from virginia to mexico and beyond. president obama signs the small business jobs bill into law today, a move that helps democrats show they are focused on revving up a sputtering economy. >> we have to keep pushing growth to create the jobs and prepare the job the recession has done. >> campaign stops plant to help push democrats over the top in november. >> we will continue to focus on clean energy jobs and we will continue to focus on the economy. >> republicans believe the economy is issued number one.
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>> we have to do something to keep the economy moving. >> voters will be looking for a change. >> they know the way to change it is to change the congress. you don't get to make changes unless you get elected. >> president obama will be focusing on a group that got him elected, young voters. kate amara, and wbal-tv 11 news. >> with lawmakers so focus on the midterm elections, is there any work getting done in washington right now? >> they are trying. the senate majority leader has recalled all senators back to the hill tonight. they must be present as the start to work on an anti- outsourcing jobs bill. the senate will take up some funding measures in the absence of any kind of formal appropriations bill.
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is to keep the government running. >> thank you. >> a so-called expert witness was on capitol hill on friday providing more evidence on why some think washington is a joke. steven colbert testified on the issue of farm labor. this touched on illegal immigration. some believed it was turned over to a scripted farce. >> i don't want a tomato picks by a mexican. i want it picked by an american and served by a venezuelan in a spot where a chilean gives me a brazilian. >> nancy pelosi said she saw no problem with the stunt. republicans said colbert mocked the process. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think stephen colbert's testimony before a congressional committee on migrant workers was appropriate? you can e-mail your response to
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watercooler@wbaltv.com. appropriate? i do not know. funny? yes. >> 65 degrees on tv hill. passengers on flight are glad to be back on the ground. >> a stolen van ends in tragedy. >> this is 695 at liberty road. >> this is 695 at liberty road. the roads are
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four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland. for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholes for giant cablcable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that took billions from a taxpayer
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funded bailout. ehrlich sides with corporate executives again and again and again tell bob ehrlich big banks and billionares don't need help. middle class marylanders do.
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>> welcome back. 11 minutes after 5:00 a.m. this 70 west of 695. 67 degrees downtown. give yourself as much extra time as you can. it will be a steady rain during the morning hours. let's look at hd raider. we can see moderate to heavy rain just south of the beltway and up 95 through harford county. it will be a slow commute. we'll have rain today. there could be some breaks. high temperatures only in the upper 60's and low 70's. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. we'll see what is on tap for the upcoming week. for now, to the news desk. >> police in rhode island say a boy was behind the wheel of a stolen van when it crashed into a car killing a young girl.
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this was in providence. the driver crossed the median and hit another car. the girl's mother and two other children or also seriously injured. the boy will be arraigned on several charges later today. >> the passengers experience more than turbulence of the way to the big apple. >> stay down! stay down! >> that is a flight attendant urging passengers to stay down. part of the landing gear was stock, forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing. none of the 60 passengers on board were hurt. authorities are trying to figure out why the landing gear failed. >> wow. that is scary. >> pay attention if you own a hyundai. so
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maters are being recalled. >> complaints about a popular soap compact car. >> we're checking on it wet morning rush. several problemold gibbs cannin.
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today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create
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new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investing in our institutions of excellence pioneering new cyber security jobs and giving an old gm plant a jump start building electric motors. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> rain isn't always a good thing on the road. >> it can create some problems when mixed with a fuel spill. that is the case and howard county. this is on westbound 100. that ramp is closed.
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you can access eastbound 100. watch for that this morning. hopefully bacon get that clean that surely. we have speed that are the slower the sport -- hopefully they can get that clean up this morning. be extra careful as you travel. 50 miles per hour on southbound 95. southbound on 83, you are looking at speeds around 38 miles per hour. this is 70 west of the beltway. a quick look as we switch over to 895. everything checking out fine at the harbor tunnel. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. good morning. >> doing well. we are looking pretty good on the rails with no delays on penn, camden, and brunswick lines so far. metro subway is on schedule. we do have a few bus delays.
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the five, 10, 24, 55 buses are running about 15 minutes late. the 35 bus is diverting at pratt street. now back to tony pann. good morning. >> obviously give yourself some extra time to there. we have rain. it may not be a steady rain all day. we will have rain with us through this eighth thing. we do see some heavy rain near and 95 and in harford county, represented by the orange and yellow. steady rain for pretty much everybody on this monday morning. we can see rain upstream or downstream. it is moving from the south to the north. it extends all the way down to the carolinas. this will be a long event for us. there is a front stalled in the
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carolinas. the warm air is writing up over the top of this cool air mass -- up warm air is wrriding over the top of this cool air mass. this will last for a while. temperatures will have a difficult time moving spirit we're in the 60's. we could get into the low 70's this afternoon. cloudy and cool. a high temperature only between 68 and 73. you will most likely not see the sunrise. rain showers likely tonight. a warm front will come through. mid 60's's tonight. the area of low pressure will pass west of us and it will direct a cold front through. we could see a cola thunderstorm on tuesday.
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nice weather through the remainder of the week. scattered showers possible on tuesday with a high of 76. when state looks like a good day. another front comes in on thursday -- wednesday looks like a good day. high temperatures in the 60's with overnight lows in the 40's. >> the government is looking into a popular subcompact car. it is being investigated after receiving several complaints. there have been eight notices of the low beam headlights not working. an investigation will involve over 100,000 fits. the investigation could lead to a recall. prices at the pump are not likely to change this fall.
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the price is about 3 cents less than a week ago. texas residents pay the least well drivers in the west and illinois pays the most. this will hold true unless there is a shift in the economy. >> airlines are getting creative, trying to squeeze more money out of passengers. jane king joins us live in the bloomberg business report. to morning to you. >> it looks like we will open a low but hire. on friday, we had a nice rally. better than expected orders for durable goods. developments on the latest foreclosure traudrama. evictions have been suspended. we have jpmorgan chase and there is a question over thousands of foreclosures after a supervisor
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said she did not verify documents used to justify home seizures. a judge has been asked to throw out the foreclosures. another recalled. hyundai is recalling one of the 40,000 sonata sedans in the u.s. hyundai knows about 10 sonatas with this defect. the recall is expect to begin next month. you are paying more to fly these days. airline fees have gone up by more than 50% since last year. continental charges $20 if you asked for a receipt more than a week after you fly. it costs money to change flights on united and delta. >> jane, thank you.
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we'll see you back here at 6:15 for your next report. >> coming up , traffic and weather together the cracked the nation starts a dialogue about the state of education in classrooms across the country. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you think stephen colbert's testimony before a congressional committee on migrant workers was appropriate? e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. hi there. i'm ian wright
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and i'm investigating what makes aruba so happy. oh my word, that's fantastic. ♪ row your boat gently down the stream... ♪ i'll tell you what; it's not aloe vera the main export. it's happiness. i haven't even got bait on the end of mine. i don't care; it's just nice sitting here. you're getting it. you're getting it. >> the topic at the center of discussion -- how can schools approved learning of the class from? >> a summit kicks off today, offering a forum for students,
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teachers, and parents. we have more. >> at a town hall -- >> good afternoon and welcome. >> and teachers from around the nation talked about inspiring children in the classroom. >> all students can learn. >> minute also voiced frustration and searched for ways to improve the education system. >> there shouldn't be a lottery for a good education. >> from the controversy surrounding charter schools, to teachers being blamed for the problem. >> uighur been the scapegoat. >> one thing teachers and educators agree on is that children deserve better in school. a recent poll shows 77% of americans give public school a grade of c or lower.
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some believe a complete overhaul is needed. the new documentary "waiting for superman" attempts to underscore some of the problems facing families pequot she will go to college. >> it shows how five students and parents navigate through a lottery system to get out of failing to neighborhood schools and into public charter schools. whether on the big screen or in the classroom will shape the way they learn and dream. >> rockefeller plaza has been turned into an interactive learning center. it is a place for students and teacher cannot learn about diet, nutrition, and exercise. >> tim tooten is in the big apple for education nation. he will have live reports for us
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later today at 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.. >> looking forward to them. 65 degrees and raining and tv hill. coming up -- >> slots will be in maryland as of today. i will explain in a live report. >> in his first comments since sexual -- a pastor addresses the allegations. >> it is a rainy monday morning. we'll check the seven-day forecast and let you know when the sunshine will come back. >> the rain is not having a major impact yet on the ride. major impact yet on the ride. bob ehrlich pretends to be for the working guy... but he's not on our side. i thought i knew bob ehrlich, but then i found out... he raised property taxes on every maryland family... and business. he increased college tuition... by 40%. 40%. and i thought i knew bob ehrlich.
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he was against raising the minimum wage. made $2.5 million... working for a lobbying firm. $2.5 million? he's not really on my side. with this tough economy, we really need a governor on our side. es tax on everything you buy? that's in andy harris' unfair tax plan. 23% sales tax. a 23% sales tax will cut my business in half. would be devastating. andy harris' 23% sales tax absolutely makes no sense. 23% sales tax would really make things unaffordable. that's too high for the average american out here. i don't know how we would manage it really. don't like that idea. we can't afford andy harris' idea. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message.
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning, everybody. >> good morning, everybody.

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